FAQ Topic: Recycling & Waste Reduction

Can I recycle used plastic shopping bags?

Please do NOT place plastic shopping bags in your curbside recycling tote. The best option is to avoid getting new bags. But if that is not possible, try to reuse them or you may be able to donate them for reuse by local thrift stores. Otherwise, there are receptacles for recycling your plastic bags at … Continued

What is zero waste?

Zero waste refers to products that are designed, used, and managed at the end of life, based on the waste reduction hierarchy (prevent waste, reduce and reuse first, then recycle and compost) in a concerted effort to avoid disposal.

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